CHORLEY WOOD (CHRIST CHURCH) CHURCHYARD
South corner of church United Kingdom
Christchurch Memorial, Chorleywood
Memorial Hall Plaque, Chorleywood
War Cloister, Winchester College
Born on 23 May 1875 in St George’s, Hanover Square, London son of Nottidge Charles MacNamara F.R,C.S. and Maria Louisa (Bayley) MacNamara. Educated at Winchester College 1890-93. He lived at Chorleywood Lodge, Rickmansworth.
Gazetted to the 1st Bn. Royal Irish Rifles in 1896. Served as A.D.C to Lord Milner in South Africa. Served as Brigade Major at Gallipoli and was wounded in the leg and evacuated to Alexandria and then to England. Recovered sufficiently to re-join his battalion in France as commanding officer on 25 May 1916. Was present on the first day of the Battle of the Somme leading the 1st Royal Irish Rifles when he was severely wounded and evacuated to hospital at Etaples and thence to London. He died at Fishmongers Hall Hospital in London of his wounds.